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Group Mission

One of the 21st Century’s 14 Grand Engineering Challenges is providing access to clean water. The mission of our research group is to contribute to this imperative global endeavor by advancing technology to preserve the sustainability of water resources. Our goal is to establish a unique interdisciplinary and translational research and educational program that specializes in applying genomic and molecular biotechnology for water-quality monitoring and water purification.

Research Topics

  • Role of microbial processes in phosphorus cycling

  • Enhanced biological phosphorus removal technologies

  • Advanced technologies for nutrient removal and recovery

  • Next-generation biosensors for water quality monitoring¬†